Each time I look at you Is like the time Each time you're near me The is new And is That I wouldn't do for The rare of the Of you for The more I see you The more I want you Somehow this Just and grows With sigh I more mad you More lost you and so it goes Can you how much I love you? Then, in 1968, New Orleans tried to pick up where Thomas left off. The next year, recording action on the Sissy moved to Memphis, where the king of novelty and dance tunes, Rufus Thomas, cut for Stax Records. Why do I want a thing I daren't hope for? So can the sissy songs and moves that push the envelope in New Orleans today be linked back to those of the original Sissy craze? You hear me I'm a poor fool But what can I do? I wish I knew Why do I try To draw you near me? New Orleans artists had the most Sissy-related records of any one area, with half a dozen. . I never did it, but saw it in the clubs.
Why was I born To love you? Why do I do I cry? I'm a poor fool But what can I do? No one consulted for this piece would go so far as to make that claim. On the wings of every kiss Drifts a melody so strange and sweet; In this sentimental mess You make my paradise complete. The lyrics were a little hard to decipher in spots, but they did suggest that the dance involved shaking hips, backbone slips, and a bit of wiggling around. At the time, the young George, his cousin, Zigaboo Modeliste, and Leo Nocentelli were the new rhythm section in Art Neville and the Neville Sounds, the band that would later become the Meters. My heart's a lighter thing Since you made this night a thing divine. Mid-tempo with a nicely syncopated groove, the song was well-liked, getting local radio play but no national response.
What appears to have been the first Sissy dance record came out in 1964 on the very small Chene label in San Francisco, which was probably not a coincidence. Written by greats on the studio staff, the lyrics had Rufus tell of being taught the dance at a disco, but conveniently neglected to describe how it was done. They quickly became recording artists in their own right and were rechristened the Meters, when their first ultra-grooving, impromptu, instrumental studio jams were released as singles early in 1969. Spending lonesome evenings With to do But to live in that I make up All by myself Dreaming that you're me I the stories Only to wake up All by myself What is the good of me by myself? It was mainly the black community imitating the way the gays switched and sashayed around. In a sentimental mood, I'm within a world so heavenly, For I never dreamt that you'd Be loving sentimental me, Loving sentimental me! The Sissy remained largely an underground phenomenon visible only in the club environment, but the dance became popular enough to inspire a spate of songs, none of which gave away its origins.
Why was I born To love you? What can I hope for? The other was an Eddie Bo production on Scram Records, , with Sonny Jones confusingly named as the artist on the label since Bo actually sang and played keyboard on the track with the studio band. After that, only two other New Orleans records referenced the dance. Ask me why I have this smile upon my face Ask me why a see a rainbow out in space Well I must confess You don't need a genius to guess Its' because I'm dreamy over you Ask me why this scent of perfume fills the air Ask me why the sound of music everywhere Well I must reveal it comes from the glow that I feel Just because I'm dreamy over you From the first caress your touch of tenderness Sent me realing, revealing a feeling, a falling And setting my heart all ablaze From the first caress I found a happiness I will treasure always Now I know the joy I've never known before It's the joy that comes from someone you adore Ask me why and I have a very simple reply It's because I'm dreamy over you. While it was not a hit by any means, the tune was easy to move to and could have been a popular jukebox choice in certain neighborhoods. Rose petals seem to fall, It's like a dream to call you mine! Since Bob and Earl surely designed the song to appeal to people already doing the dance, the City by the Bay seems promising as the place where Sissy dancing first took root. Only a few copies have ever been found. It caught on with the straight people.
But, by about 1970, the Sissy seems to have run its course. Today, the dance and most of the songs it spawned are nearly forgotten, but the trail of this unusual phenomenon of popular culture is worth following. The more I see you as go by I know the only one for me can only be you My arms won't free you, my won't try I know the only one for me Can only be you My arms won't free you My won't try. Bitte besuche unsere um mehr zu erfahren, auch dazu, wie du Cookies deaktivieren und der Bildung von Nutzungsprofilen widersprechen kannst. Its impact, though limited, was certainly felt, at least in New Orleans, where the mixing of the gay and straight communities on the dance floors signified that social change was brewing. Wenn du deinen Besuch fortsetzt, stimmst du der Verwendung solcher Cookies zu.
In a sentimental mood, I can see the stars coming through my room, While your loving attitude Is like a flame that lights the gloom. Diese Website verwendet eigene Cookies und Cookies von Dritten um die Nutzung unseres Angebotes zu analysieren, dein Surferlebnis zu personalisieren und dir interessante Informationen zu präsentieren Erstellung von Nutzungsprofilen. . . .
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